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Veronica Vasicka has been hosting her EVR show since 2003. She explores a range of electronic music from the 70s till now featuring gems she discovers for her Minimal Wave record label. Sundays 6 - 8 PM ET

5,366 itemsWelcome to East Village Radio Archive

East Village Radio (EVR) was an Internet radio station which broadcasted from a storefront studio in the East Village of Manhattan, in New York City. The station shut down on May 23rd, 2014.

EVR's street-level studio was on 21 First Avenue at East 1st Street. According to an MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority) study of pedestrian traffic in New York City, almost 1,800 (1,000 during off-peak travel times) pedestrians passed by the sound booth per hour. Over 60 DJs and hosts provided 16 hours of free live programming a day, in two-hour show blocks, seven days a week. Programming featured a mix of music, news, comedy and commentary. Music ranged from indie to new wave to coldwave to hip hop and post punk to vintage jazz, funk and soul to house, techno and ambient electronic.

East Village Radio was established in June 2003, and broadcast on the airwaves at 88.1 FM. After an article in The New York Times described the station, the FCC sent a cease-and-desist letter as the station was unlicensed to use the airwaves. Due to the difficulty of obtaining new FM licenses, the decision was made to make EVR an internet radio station. Some time after this, it was decided to move the studio from its original location above a restaurant to a storefront booth on First Avenue in Manhattan. This was seen as a way of reconnecting EVR with the East Village community since the station was no longer literally on-the-air.

This archive is a collection of shows from the last 5 years of East Village Radio (2009-2014), comprising roughly 10,300 hours of programming. In it are captured the spirit, news, and heart of the East Village Radio experience. Where available, playlists and show descriptions have been added. Corrections and additions are encouraged.

If you are an East Village Radio DJ Alumnus, and have questions, additions, or corrections for your shows, or links to your current projects/whereabouts, please contact the curator, Jason Scott, at jscott@archive.org


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Academy Records
Academy Records NYC and friends play stuff from our own and the stores. We don't even know how to work those CDDJ deals. Vinyl fetishism is a disease and it might be contagious. Sundays 8 - 10 PM ET
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AndrewAndrew Sound Sound
The views expressed here are solely those of AndrewAndrew and do not reflect the views of EVR Community Corporation, East Village Radio, its management, partners, or affiliates. Fridays 10 - 12 PM ET
125 items
Atlantic Tunnel
An intoxicating mix of next week's releases, last century's hits, vintage vinyl trousers and half forgotten hairstyles. Brought to you with TLC by the boys from BRM and LDN. Sundays 12 - 2 PM ET
126 items
Baller's Eve
The Baller's Eve crew bring the Dirty South sound to NYC every Wednesday night. Red clay funk, uncensored, uncut, and untamed. Wednesdays 10 - 12 AM ET
125 items
Beyond Beyond is Beyond
Cage-free rock & roll: the primordial pulse and rhythm of rock music without all those unsightly boundaries. Tuesdays 4 - 6 PM ET
124 items
Bim Bam Boom
Bim Bam Boom is a weekly tour into the Bermuda Triangle of pop. DJ Your Friend Matthew pilots you from New York to Phnom Penh by way of Abyssinia and back again. Thursdays 8 - 10 AM ET
125 items
Black And Blue Take Over
The Black 'N Blue Takeover presents classic and brand new hardcore tracks, hosted by Cuz Joe - and a weekly lineup of hardcore talent. Tuesdays 8 - 10 PM ET
124 items
Chances With Wolves
Repping hard for haunting beauty, magic, and the weird Mondays 6 - 8 PM ET
126 items
Cheap Shots
Together, J and Jay are a formidable unit. Artist, comedian, DJ, musician, scholar and reality television enthusiast. What they are like separately, no one knows. Join them for larfs, inte... Mondays...
44 items
Death By Audio
The underground Williamsburg basement or loft party experience courtesy of Edan Wilber - one of the leaders of the Death By Audio click. Hear the best new bands around - before anyone else. Tuesdays...
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Delancey Music Service
Eli Escobar spins everything from Thompson Twins to Shit Robot. Expect the best of everything on Fridays. Fridays 4 - 6 PM ET
240 items
DJ Pledge
DJ Pledge (aka Stephen Dima) loves championing new music while playing all kinds of stuff from the last few decades. Interviews, live performances and more. Sundays 4 - 6 PM ET
126 items
Domino Records
Domino Records brings you two hours, once a week, of Domino centric programming and b e y o n d. Mondays 10 am - 12 noon ET Mondays 10 - 12 PM ET
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EVR at Night
Special restream Thursdays 12 - 2 AM ET
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Fact
The world's most on-it music magazine and home of the weekly FACT mix presents two hours of cutting-edge electronic music, hip-hop, and more from both sides of the Atlantic. Fridays 6 - 8 PM ET
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Federation Invasion
Max Glazer and DJ Autograph deliver the best dancehall tracks every Wednesday afternoon. Wednesdays 4 - 6 PM ET
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Forty Deuce
Back to the days of flippin' coins, Forty Deuce delivers Funk, Soul and Hip Hop classics diluted with rare gems. Old school's finest! Wednesdays 6 - 8 PM ET
251 items
Gay Beach
Comedy, interviews, sometimes a bit of music. Newcomers sometimes wonder how much of this show is a put-on. Answer: somewhere between all of it and none of it. Even Tedward isn't sure. Wednesdays 2 -...
125 items
Gold River Show
Jerry Jones brings the club to your speakers, with 2 hours of hand-selected tracks to make you sweat. Wednesdays 8 - 10 PM ET
47 items
Guilty Pleasure
DJ Elhaam likes pop music and is not ashamed to say it. The best new releases and old favorites in Britpop, dance rock, indie and hip-hop, plus special musical guests. Mondays 8 - 10 PM ET
126 items
Happy Medium
Brazilian bands that sound like The Cure, Warsaw artists that sounds like Joy Division, Jakarta acts that sound like Jesus & Mary Chain, 80s, 90s, global, new wave, post punk, shoe gaz... Saturdays 8...
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Infinite Eargasm
Merge onto the autobahn with DJ Hallogallo, who has his finger on the motorik pulse that brings order to chaos. Think bricolage not mash-up, juxtaposition not homogenization. Thursdays 12 - 2 PM ET
120 items
Invisible Oranges
Wyatt Marshall, Doug Moore, Scab Casserole and other editors from Invisible Oranges present two hours of heavy metal from emerging bands, classic hell-raisers and special guests. Tuesdays 10 - 12 AM...
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Jamaica Rock
Queen Majesty spins Jamaican classics and rarities from her vinyl collection, spanning over five decades. Thursdays 2 - 4 PM ET
47 items
Just Music
A sonic survey from the outside, Just Music jarringly presents obscure psych, prog, punk, metal and noise in both recorded form and frequent live performances. Sundays 10 - 12 AM ET
126 items
Minimal Wave
Veronica Vasicka has been hosting her EVR show since 2003. She explores a range of electronic music from the 70s till now featuring gems she discovers for her Minimal Wave record label. Sundays 6 - 8...
125 items
Morricone Youth
Soundtrack music from the first talking picture onwards. If it was written to accompany images on a screen, we'll play it. Popcorn optional. Sundays 2 - 4 PM ET
127 items
Mystic Sound
From roots reggae to digital dub: deep grooves, good vibes, and universal love from Jamaica and beyond with Mystic Sound. Saturdays 2 - 4 PM ET
124 items
Never Not Working
Oskar Mann and his partner in crime, Old Chris, bring you the best in beat-ballads to boogie and all the truth in between. Home of '45 Fridays every 2nd show of the month, with 7"... Fridays 8 - 10...
127 items
Peer Pressure
Rock music in its myriad forms, from Memphis '65 to Detroit '69 to London '76 to L.A. '81 and beyond. Punk, soul, reggae, garage... it's all folk music anyway. Wednesdays 10 - 12 PM ET
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Pizza Party
Remember the guy at your local used record store? If he had his own radio show, it would sound like this--jangly pop, old college radio favorites, weird obscurities and more. Thursdays 4 - 6 PM ET
125 items
Pop Goes the Future
Georgie Okell presents 2-hours of new pop and indie rock, from the UK and beyond. Fridays 12 - 2 PM ET
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RADIOINGRID
Ice cold sounds from Sweden and hot guests, hosted by Andrew Wyatt. Fridays 2 - 4 PM ET
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Saturday Night on EVR
Special programming on Saturday nights. Saturdays 10 - 12 AM ET
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Saturday on EVR
Special programming on Saturday mornings. Saturdays 4 - 6 AM ET
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Sunday Morning on EVR
2 hours of special programming on Sunday mornings. Sundays 6 - 8 AM ET
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The Bobbito Garcia Radio Show
Bobbito Garcia a.k.a. Kool Bob Love shares stories and interviews guests while playing Latin, Nu-Jazz, Afro-beat, Rare Funk, Sweet Soul, Progressive Hip Hop, Soulful House, Roots and Balla... Mondays...
26 items
The Get It
Jump-start your day with a smoky and sizzling buffet of movers and shakers. We're talkin' about the Milkshake, the Jerk, and the Clam. Sundays 10 - 12 PM ET
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The Holy Sh-t Sound System
Anybody can play German synth minimal tunes next to New Zealand guitar pop and blend into vintage reggae and lo-fi indie noise. Not everyone can make it sound good. Mondays 4 - 6 PM ET
125 items
The Main Ingredient
The Main Ingredient brings you the latest soulful international underground music. Mondays 10 - 12 AM ET
127 items
The Ragged Phonograph Program
Cylinder & Disc recordings of Ragtime, Marches, Jazz, Blues, Vaudeville, Comedy, Sentimental Ballads, & plenty of Popular Vocal numbers. Fridays 8 - 10 AM ET
126 items
The Rest Is Noise
Liberally littered with British biscuits, Swedish snacks and 12" vinyl from the early 80's, The Rest Is Noise leaves you with a song stuck in your head every week. Wednesdays 12 - 2 PM ET
252 items
Thursday Evening on EVR
Open shows from Thursday Evenings on East Village Radio.
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Thursday Morning on EVR
Open shows hosted on Thursday Morning on East Village Radio.
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Thursday Night on EVR
Various hosted shows late at night on Thursdays on EVR.
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Two for Tennis
Tummy Touch Records present head honcho Tim "Love" Lee and the venerable Coach MP Messenie. Hear them make selections inspired by real ales and sandwich meats. Tuesdays 6 - 8 PM ET.
250 items
Universopolis
Julianne takes you to the world of digital cumbia, 3ball, samba, mambo, afro-latin bass and more every Saturday afternoon.
125 items
We've Only Just Begun
Over-caffeinated nut-jobs horsing around, playing obscurities from across the globe and pointless banter about the sorry state of contemporary American popular culture. Mondays 8 - 10 AM ET
126 items
Worldwide Smash
A weekly vetting of global bass music, Worldwide Smash delivers a dose of raw beats from instrumental hip-hop, dubstep, glitch and other emerging forms of electronic music. Thursdays 8 - 10 PM ET.
252 items

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